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Alexander Capodonna, 90, Of Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. – Alexander B. Capodonna, 90, died Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Norwalk Hospital after a brief illness.

He was born in Waterbury on Aug. 4, 1924, the son of Alex and Lena (Varanelli) Capodonna. A veteran of World War II, he served as a forward observer in the Pacific Island campaigns and was awarded the Purple Heart, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal and several other awards and commendations.

A graduate of Parsons School of design, he had a varied career as an artist and designer and worked in the fields of architectural design, costume and set design for theater, and fashion design in Paris and New York. He lived and worked in the city and moved to Norwalk in 1972. He was vice president of Vance Alexander Interiors in Darien.

He is survived by a cousin, niece and nephews.

All funeral services will be private. To leave online condolences, visit Magner Funeral Home here .

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